October 2016 — Pocket-sized Surface Flotation Device for Cold-Water Aviation Survival

Safe was awarded a Phase I SBIR program from the United States Navy to design a surface flotation device (raft) for an aviation mishap survivor. It will be lightweight and pocket-sized to enable it to be worn or carried on the aircrew without interfering with the aviator’s flight duties. The design includes auto-inflation, a method for easy survivor entry, and provides effective protection from exposure to cold water.

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